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Grok curates news about international education from around the world to help education professionals keep up to date with developments that may inform activities in China, India and Southeast Asia.

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Opinion: Lessons for Indian higher education institutes in the Sustainable Development Goals rankings
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Recently, the Times Higher Education released the first-ever University Impact Rankings 2019 by Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). While Japan is

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BRICS and the future of South-South cooperation networks
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Notions of the ‘Global South’ and the ‘Global North’ seem to have substituted the preceding geopolitical concept of an East-West

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Kazakhstan: Virtual and augmented reality lab launches in capital school to help kids learn
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The virtual and augmented reality laboratory NurLab recently opened in the 73rd lyceum in the Kazakh capital. The lab gives

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Kenya: Kenyan Science Instructor Peter Tabichi Wins $1 Million Global Teacher Prize
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Following the award announcement, the excited high school math and physics teacher gushed: “Africa’s young people will no longer be

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Turkey: University graduates swell Turkey’s army of jobless
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The number of jobless reached nearly 4.7 million in January, rising by more than 1.2 million over a year, according

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Egypt: China-developed smart classrooms to improve education in Egypt
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A shipment of container-like smart classrooms developed by a Chinese company will arrive in Egypt soon, bringing smart education to

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Ghana: Government’s plan on course to transform Ghana into a ‘learning nation’
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The Government aims to improve equitable access to and participation in inclusive education at all levels; improve quality of teaching

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Nigeria’s higher education sector faces a number of issues
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In the last 40 years government funding in the education sector in Nigeria has varied between 6% and 9% of

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Estonia augments its post-study work offer
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The Estonian government is keen to augment the post-study work opportunities it offers international students and it is running targeted

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Vietnam: More than 886,000 to take high school exams
Southeast Asia Education News |

More than 886,000 candidates will sit the upcoming national high school examinations from June 25 to 27, according to the

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HCM City-based university listed in University Impact Rankings 2019
Southeast Asia Education News |

Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City has become the only Vietnamese educational institution named in the Times

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Vietnam posts highest growth among foreign student admissions in Canada
Southeast Asia Education News |

The number of Vietnamese studying at all levels in Canada surged 46 per cent from a year ago to 20,330

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Inside India’s ambitious effort to provide early care and education to 400 million kids
India Education News |

On a Friday morning, Ali village is a rare quiet spot amidst the chaos of New Delhi. Walking along the

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India: The next leader in the space race
India Education News |

In the second half of May, 108 students from various parts of the country will visit the Indian Space Research

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Rising numbers of Chinese students heading for Dubai
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Increasing numbers of Chinese students are heading to Dubai to complete university degrees. Officials said some institutions had reported a

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China to cultivate top talent at universities
China Education News |

A new program, jointly launched by the Ministry of Education, the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the Communist

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China institutions in THE Asia University Rankings 2019
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Tsinghua University has consolidated its rising rankings performance after topping the latest Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings, while Hong Kong University

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Is China becoming a destination for science students?
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China has long been a popular destination for foreign students studying Chinese language or culture. But now many are switching

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Malaysia: UK alumni association launched
Southeast Asia Education News |

The Malaysia Commonwealth Alumni Association has launched to provide a platform for UK-educated scholars to reconnect with their peers, establish

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Maths and science are top concerns for Indian students preparing for exams, says survey
India Education News |

Brainly conducted the survey with the participation of more than 5000 students from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and other cities,

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